The Vanderbilt University Board of Trust unanimously
elected New York businessman Mark F. Dalton as its
chairman-elect, to succeed Martha R. Ingram, who will step
down in June 2011.
The head of a charitable foundation, three businessmen and
a graduating Ingram Scholar are the newest members of the
Vanderbilt University Board of Trust. During its April 23
meeting, the board elected John D. Arnold, Courtney Clark
Pastrick and H. Ross Perot Jr. to five-year terms. Wyatt
Smith, the 2010 Young Alumni Trustee, and Billy Ray Caldwell,
the new Alumni Trustee, will serve four-year terms.
During the course of her 22 years of service to Vanderbilt,
she worked in the School of Nursing, the Institute for Public
Policy, University Relations and General Counsel, and Public
Efforts by Nashville’s civil rights activists were key to
the historic national struggle for civil rights. On Friday,
April 30, members of Nashville’s movement will gather at
Vanderbilt to discuss their experiences, key issues and how
the Civil Rights Movement can be used as a model for
furthering social change today.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center providers and clinical
teams with exceptional patient satisfaction scores have won 31
Top Performer Awards and 213 Five Star Awards in the 2010
Excellence in Healthcare Awards.
The universal experiences of enduring political and
personal hardships to overcome government repression will be
shared by Nashville sit-in participants and East German
dissident artists during a panel discussion Wednesday, April
28, at the John Seigenthaler Center.
On Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, Vanderbilt celebrated
with a variety of activities and information booths on Rand
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